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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... the sprawling Tuscan countryside and then suddenly (2 hours later) we were surrounded by the beautiful open waters of Venice. There is only one main railway track and road into the city, as it is an island, and it was interesting to see how the houses and land are floating, their outer walls in direct contact with the water, no green space to be seen around them! As we exited the train station, we had tears in our eyes as the beauty that surrounded us ...
... Bond chase. It was great. We booked with Overseas Taxi.
Once on terra firma our first task was to get settled in our suite at the Best Windows. Oh!! Very disappointed in our accommodations. On first impressions, it looks like magic. Very Venetian, over looking St Mark's Square, then once you sit on anything or lay down on anything.... terrible. Big Euros to be sleeping on concrete ...
... perfect! We arrived at the hotel around 10:30. They kept our luggage for us even though we couldn't check in right away. We then took advantage of an offer they made to transport us to a glass blowing factory on the nearby island of Murano. The sent us in a water taxi, which was much better than taking the water bus. The water was rough because of all the traffic and our taxi driver really moved ...
... was nice because I never get pictures with me in them at any of these destinations!
He took me down some of the "back" streets, as much as can be said for Venice, because to me, it just seemed like a random array of alleys, canals and bridges. He told me how periodically in the winter the city will flood- water will seep up through the cracks in the ground, since the city is built on water- more or less a floating city!
Then we went back to ...
The morning was spent in Murano where we watched a glass blowing demonstration and spent time looking at the beautiful pieces of glass. While in the demonstration we watched a man create a vase in 10 minutes, it was amazing. After time in Murano we went to eat lunch with our tour guides at their favorite seafood place in Venice. I ate spaghetti and clams, not my favorite but good fresh seafood was a ...